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Ruben Martinez Jr, LMFT

LGBT Parenting issues Self esteem Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

Ruben Martinez Jr. is an experienced Bicultural and Bilingual Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Ruben is skilled in behavioral and mindfulness therapies and conducts individual counseling, family counseling, and life-skills counseling. He is also trained and experienced in Early Childhood Services and has experience working with youth and adolescents and adults adjusting to important life domains including self-care, home living, academic, health, self-direction, leisure, spirituality, social/interpersonal skills, use of community resources, and vocation. Ruben is also an experienced Clinical Trainer on various overall wellness topics, including early childhood, trauma, and resilience at the university level.

He has worked with many individuals and families, seeking support in building resilience, positive coping, and managing challenging symptoms in his training and practice. Ruben helps his clients build awareness around what they are thinking, feeling, and doing while supporting the coping tools necessary to create change and build resilience. If you feel ready to connect with a professional who can provide specialized services tailored to your needs, reach out to Ruben for support.

Ruben has an interest in sports, travel, music, art, and animals. You can reach Ruben directly at

Professional experience

15yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Communication Problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Fatherhood Issues, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Military and Veterans Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Somatization, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy



License information

CA LMFT 105115


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Wonderful therapist. Great listening skills. Very kind and provides a lot of good insight.

Written on Nov 23, 2022 after therapy with Ruben for 7 months on issues concerning relationship issues, self esteem, and adhd

Ruben is an amazing therapist and i was so lucky to have matched with him <3 he is so real and so understanding and provides the best advice.

Written on Oct 19, 2022 after therapy with Ruben for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd